National Building Museum

Spotlight on Design: Into the Wild... the Art and Nature of Ellen Biddle Shipman

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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Heralded as the profession’s most prolific woman landscape architect, Ellen Biddle Shipman’s pioneering practice shaped the Country Place era and redefined contemporary views on garden design. Preservation landscape architect Glenn Stach details Shipman’s approach to design and the natural world, highlighting current efforts to renew the Platt-Shipman landscape at Tregaron Estate in Washington, D.C.


$12 Members | $10 Students | $20 Non-members. Pre-registration required. Walk-in registration based on availability.

Spotlight on Design is sponsored by The Reva and David Logan Foundation.

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Registration is for event planning purposes only and does not guarantee a seat. Online registration for Museum programs closes at midnight the day before the scheduled program.

The Museum's award-winning Shop and Firehook Café are open for one hour prior to the start of the program. Shop and Café hours are subject to change.

Photo: "The Causeway," James Parmelee house, 3100 Macomb Street, Washington, D.C. Courtesy of Library of Congress.

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